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Mercury induces cell cytotoxicity and oxidative stress and increases beta-amyloid secretion and tau phosphorylation in SHSY5Y ne by Cheryl Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Jul 2009 11:53pm Olivieri G, Brack C, Müller-Spahn F, Stähelin HB, Herrmann M, Renard P, Brockhaus M, Hock C. Neurobiology Laboratory, Psychiatric University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland. Concentrations of heavy metals, including mercury, have been shown to be altered in the brain and body fluids of Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients. ... Read on »
Oxidative stress mediates cardiac fibrosis by enhancing transforming growth factor-beta1 in hypertensive rats by Jan Posted Thu 02 Dec 2010 2:02am Cardiac fibrosis represented as perivascular/interstial fibrosis occurs in patients with hypertension. Oxidative stress has been demonstrated to contribute to such structural remodeling. The underlying mechanisms, however, remain to be elucidated. Herein, we tested the hypothesis that oxidative stress mediates cardiac fibrogenesis by stimulati ... Read on »
Burn Fat for Fuel? An Interview with Peter Defty of Vespa Power by Will C. Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 May 2013 9:58pm I recently had the opportunity to talk on-line with Peter Defty, General Manager of Vespa Power Products, LLC, the manufacturer of the all natural Amino acid supplement Vespa CV - 25. Vespa supplements are made of naturally occurring ingredients that help tap the athlete's ability to burn fat for fuel and reduce the reliance carbohydrates durin ... Read on »
What Does It Mean to Be Fat-Adapted? by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 04 Jul 2012 11:30am When describing someone that has successfully made the transition to the Primal way of eating I often refer to them as “fat-adapted” or as “fat-burning beasts”. But what exactly does it mean to be “fat-adapted”? How can you tell if you’re fat-adapted or still a “sugar-burner”? I get these and related questions fairly often, so I thought I’d tak ... Read on »
Phat Fat Mitochondrial Energetics: Mobilization v. Accumulation by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Tue 06 Nov 2012 2:15am Adipose is Alive In ancestral times, adipose stores may have determined longevity and survival past harsh cold winters. My ancestors moved from northern China 8-10+ generations ago to the mountainous areas of Taiwan (according to my dad several hundred years ago). I suppose those who didn't live past the impoverished seasons where food r ... Read on »
Pantothenic Acid, B5 for Acne by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:59am Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B5 for Acne by Jeffrey Dach MD Virtually everyone remembers the frustrating experience of acne with small inflamed dots called pimples or blackheads.  While some have been  spared the ordeal of acne, many others have suffered through unsuccessful treatm ... Read on »
Your Mucousal Lining Needs Its Beta by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 24 Aug 2010 2:10pm When one thinks of anti-oxidants they typically think of  the super trio Vita C, E and Beta Carotene. I have always known Beta Carotene to be the all mighty carrot! We all know carrots are good for you. However, as nutritional sciences advanced so did the advent of anti-oxidant discoveries. While Carrots or Vitamin A are wonde ... Read on »
The Secret Healthy Eating Guideline To Accelerate Fat Loss by Jayson H. Registered Dietician Posted Wed 11 Mar 2009 3:02pm   Any successful healthy weight loss diet plan will tell you that there is no magic pill when it comes to weight loss.  In their weight loss tips though they should be discussing this healthy weight loss tip.  Recent studies have shown a well-known supplement is proving to be very beneficial in enhancing your healthy weight loss diet pl ... Read on »
LCHAD and HELLP by Mark Levin Posted Mon 25 Jul 2011 9:16pm There are no guidelines that recommend testing women with eclampsia or HELLPP for LCHAD. There is some evidence of an association. Recent studies document that infants born of affected pregnancies can be deficient in one of the enzymes of mitochondrial beta oxidation of fatty acids, long chain 3-hydroxyl-acyl CoA dehydrogenase (LCHAD). Some ... Read on »
The Primal Athlete - How to Train for a Marathon by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 06 Dec 2011 10:09pm By Mark Sisson Leading into this post, I promised myself that I wouldn’t try to dissuade people from running marathon(s) or any long distance races. I already do that plenty in other posts, so today’s is geared toward the folks that simply are going to run a marathon or marathons, regardless of what I say. I know these people exist because ... Read on »